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Fashion in Motion: Jean Paul Gaultier

May 2003

Fashion in Motion is a series of live catwalk events presented at the V&A. Featuring some of the greatest designers of our time, Fashion in Motion brings catwalk couture to a wider audience by modelling it against the beautiful backdrop of the Museum.

A Fashion in Motion event featuring garments specially selected by Jean Paul Gaultier, a fashion designer who has been at the forefront of fashion for over 20 years.

He is now considered one of the most significant designers of our time. Famous for having brought high fashion to the masses and street style to the catwalk, Jean Paul Gaultier has an unrivalled ability to create a harmonious balance between the radical and the traditional.

Since 1976, Jean Paul Gaultier's themed collections have drawn inspiration from the most eclectic sources, from French cultural icons to the London street scene. Famous for his skirts for men and recreating underwear as outerwear, his clothes transcend the traditional boundaries of gender and fashion.

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Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft

Knitting: Fashion, Industry, Craft

In this fascinating book, Sandy Black charts the development of knitting, from domestic handcraft to one of the most sophisticated computer controlled…

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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